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All I Want For Christmas Is You Mariah Carey’s Christmas hit dethroned from the US charts in 1958.

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Trembling Maria! In early December, 78-year-old Brenda Lee overtook the Queen of the Christmas charts Swings around the Christmas treetitle that was released in 1958.

For a long time, he was forever second. The song released in 1958 Swings around the Christmas treeperformed by American Brenda Lee, never topped the American charts despite its success in Christmas collections. Especially since a behemoth The only thing I want for Christmas is you by Mariah Carey, first released in 1994, has been there for four years. Fast forward to this first week of December 2023, when Brenda Lee’s single soared to number one on the Billboard Hot 100 for song sales, streams and airplay in the United States.

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Fair game

The news, which the now 78-year-old country singer received with great surprise and tears of joy, in a video broadcast on the magazine’s X account. BillboardDecember 4.

A few days later the magazine interview Variety , Brenda Lee paid tribute to the song’s composers and producers, as well as the musicians who accompanied her at the time. Not forgetting his fans nicknamed “Brandanators”. Everyone was loyal and I’m happier for them than for me.” Before adding: “You can’t slow down a good song.”

The singer gracefully answered the question about Mariah Carey’s hit. “It was a serious obstacle. But you know what, if you have something in front of you, it might as well be good. And so it is.”


Brenda Lee has been released Swings around the Christmas tree when he was only 13 years old. Since then, she, who is one of the rare women inducted into both the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Country Hall of Fame, has enjoyed other successes, including: sorryballad that topped the Billboard Hot 100 when it was released in July 1960.

Swings around the Christmas tree experienced a resurgence of popularity in the 1990s after being heard on film Mom, I missed the plane. In November 2023, a video was shot with Brenda Lee, which today has about 4 million views on YouTube. Enough to rock and dance around the Christmas tree.

Source: Le Figaro

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